Name: Alcaligenes paradoxus Davis 1969 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. paradoxus, strange, contrary to all expectation, in reference to the chemolithotrophic and/or organotrophic metabolism of the organism

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 17713; CCUG 1777; CIP 103459; DSM 30034; IFO 15149; JCM 20526; JCM 20895; LMG 1797; NBRC 15149; VKM B-1329

16S rRNA gene: AB680784 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Davis DH, Doudoroff M, Stanier RY, Mandel M. Proposal to reject the genus Hydrogenomonas: taxonomic implications. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1969; 19:375-390.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Variovorax paradoxus (Davis 1969) Willems et al. 1991

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Alcaligenes Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Davis DH, Doudoroff M, Stanier RY, Mandel M. Proposal to reject the genus Hydrogenomonas: taxonomic implications. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1969; 19:375-390.

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